Environmental Management

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City of Henderson Environmental Policy

Changing environmental conditions and regulatory requirements have created opportunities for the City of Henderson to protect the environment and conserve natural resources. Henderson can maintain the quality environment enjoyed by our residents through the implementation of an environmental management system. As a premier city, we believe that the City must create a legacy of sustainability to ensure a vibrant and healthy community for our residents and businesses. We will protect our community by complying with all regulatory standards and requirements. As leaders in our community, we will focus on conserving resources, providing sustainable information and education outreach to our community, and collaborate with our residents and business owners to promote sustainability goals.

Working together continuously, we can make the City of Henderson a cleaner, safer, and healthier place to live.


  • Advance and promote City environmental management by moving to a centralized environmental management strategy, achieving ISO 14001 certification, and working to reduce environmental incidents within the City of Henderson operations.
  • Protect and conserve natural resources through focused efforts on water conservation, energy efficiency, pollution prevention, and waste minimization.
  • Continuous improvement through collaboration with employees, residents, and businesses.




Frequently Asked Questions

What is household hazardous waste?
Can I throw an end-of-life smoke detector in the trash?
How can I clean my paint brushes, rollers, pans and buckets?
Where can I report illegal dumping?
Is pet waste harmful to the environment?
I need to drain my pool; can I drain it to the gutter?
Can I put used cooking oil down my sink if I use hot water?
Can I flush expired medicine?
Can I throw used medical needles/syringes in the garbage?
How do I dispose of electronic waste?